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Christmas has been in the news in 16 countries in the past week:

Country Articles Coverage Population Distance Rating
Malaysia 1 0.88% 29786600 0km 2.64
Antigua And Barbuda 1 2.27% 86295 0km 0.02
Guam 15 10.49% 159358 0km 0.17
Hong Kong 3 0.53% 7173900 0km 0.38
Australia 2 0.71% 23167742 0km 1.65
United States 4 0.96% 316570000 0km 30.37
United Kingdom 7 0.79% 63705000 0km 5
Cyprus 1 0.62% 862000 0km 0.05
Russia 1 0.4% 143400000 0km 5.69
Cayman Islands 2 3.03% 55456 0km 0.02
Sri Lanka 1 1.28% 20277597 0km 2.6
Japan 1 0.34% 127310000 0km 4.37
Armenia 1 0.68% 3024100 0km 0.2
Barbados 1 1.33% 274200 0km 0.04
Nigeria 1 0.2% 173615000 0km 3.4
Canada 1 0.29% 35141542 0km 1.01
World Coverage Rating 57.6

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Apr 21, 2014
Cayman Islands - It’s not a floor filler, but many people love the song   Tell us about the recordings you have put out to date and are there any plans for more  Eleven titles, four albums with original songs, two “Unplugged” cover albums, three Christmas albums, “A Live At Deckers” CD (which is a mix of originals and covers) and a live CD/DVD combo pack full story »
Canada - Queen Elizabeth urges time for 'quiet reflection' in Christmas Day message Queen Elizabeth's 1953 coronation, a 'madhouse on the streets' At home, however, the Queen's diplomacy was on full display during a state visit earlier this month by Michael Higgins, the president of the Republic of Ireland and the first Irish head of state officially welcomed to Britain since Irish independence almost a century ago. full story »
Hong Kong - Seasonal sales of chocolate on holidays including Easter and Christmas would jump 5 per cent this year to US$127 billion, Euromonitor saidu full story »
Apr 20, 2014
United Kingdom - A 1990s revival also fared well, with Bruce Forsyth's Christmas Day episode in 1990 watched by more than 16 million people. full story »
Nigeria - This type of storage is ideal for seasonal Christmas candles, picnic supplies, and table decorations. full story »
Apr 19, 2014
Barbados - Dr George L Reid, former Director of Finance and Planning, Ministry of Finance, speaking “very broadly”, also made reference to the controversy surrounded the termination of some Government workers around Christmas and described it as “failure of the administrative process”e full story »
Guam - At 38 weeks pregnant, my baby could come at any moment -- and I keep praying she does- 12:45 am Hunt for Easter eggs across the island Grab those baskets and get the kids to the nearest Easter egg hunt to find that elusive golden egg- 12:45 am   Local Sports   Pigskin Progs LATEST HEADLINES Amigos beat Vipers 7-3: Chalan Pago comes from behind ... full story »
United States - That bomb maker, Ibrahim al-Asiri, is believed to be responsible for several attack attempts against the United States, including the failed 2009 Christmas Day underwear bomber attack in Detroit. full story »
Armenia - Armenpress reports that at 17:30 evening Divine will be followed by the Holy Liturgy of Christmas eve in the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin   His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians will deliver the liturgyn full story »
United Kingdom - Whether it is for its generous staff bonus or its Christmas advert, John Lewis has recently the been the subject of many good-news headlines. full story »
Apr 18, 2014
Guam - At 38 weeks pregnant, my baby could come at any moment -- and I keep praying she does- 12:45 am Hunt for Easter eggs across the island Grab those baskets and get the kids to the nearest Easter egg hunt to find that elusive golden egg- 12:45 am   Local Sports   Pigskin Progs LATEST HEADLINES Amigos beat Vipers 7-3: Chalan Pago comes from behind ... full story »
Japan - “We just wanted to end the season playing good basketball,” said guard Kyle Korver, who took on a leadership role after Horford went down with a torn pectoral muscle the day after Christmas “We feel like we are playing about as well as we have played all year for the most part” No one on the active roster was around when the Hawks started their playoff streak—the longest current run in the Eastern Conference, remarkably enough—with a similar-loo... full story »
United Kingdom - The OED states that "good" in this context refers to "a day or season observed as holy by the church", hence the greeting "good tide" at Christmas or on Shrove Tuesday. full story »
Apr 17, 2014
Sri Lanka - The 32-year old from Rochdale was on holiday on Christmas Day in 2011 when he was stabbed and shot at his hotel. full story »
United Kingdom - Before Christmas he was helping to make all sorts of goals with his passing ability and, on top of that, he was also running beyond Olivier Giroud "In his absence, Arsenal did not really have anybody doing that, because their other creative midfielders are happier working in gaps between defence and midfield rather than trying to get behind defences themselvesi" full story »
Cayman Islands - Although it lacks the relentless, ubiquitous, months-long marketing fusillade of the Christmas holiday, when Easter does arrive, it enthralls the country just as completely. full story »
Apr 16, 2014
Russia - The Cricket on the Hearth (Sverchok na Pechi): Nikolai Druchek's staging based on Dickens' Christmas novella. full story »
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Australia - Need an operation Think Christmas 2016t full story »
United States - Kerry said that his friend had mentioned the spuds during a conversation over Christmas. full story »
Cyprus - A Christmas Day bombing of a church in Madalla, on the outskirts of Abuja, killed 37 people in 2011. full story »
Apr 15, 2014
United Kingdom - The surgeon was suspended before Christmas following the allegation that he had marked a patient. full story »
United States - That bomb maker, Ibrahim al-Asiri, is believed to be responsible for several attack attempts against the United States, including the failed 2009 Christmas Day underwear bomber attack in Detroit. full story »
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Australia - Rio said heavy WA rains and cyclone activity over Christmas and new year had taken their toll. full story »
Hong Kong - A Christmas Day bombing of a church in Madalla, on the outskirts of Abuja, killed 37 people in 2011, although the main suspect in that attack is now behind bars. full story »
Apr 14, 2014
United States - Since then al Qaeda's branch in Yemen tried to bring down with a bomb secreted on a passenger an American commercial jet flying over Detroit on Christmas Day 2009 and al Qaeda's branch in Pakistan tried to launch bombings on the New York subway system a few months earlier. full story »
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Antigua And Barbuda - A Christmas Day bombing of a church in Madalla, on the outskirts of Abuja, killed 37 people in 2011, although the main suspect in that attack is now behind bars. full story »
Malaysia - A Christmas Day bombing of a church in Madalla, on the outskirts of Abuja, killed 37 people in 2011, although the main suspect in that attack is now behind bars. full story »
Lebanon - A Christmas Day bombing of a church in Madalla, on the outskirts of Abuja, killed 37 people in 2011, although the main suspect in that attack is now behind bars. full story »
Cyprus - A Christmas Day bombing of a church in Madalla, on the outskirts of Abuja, killed 37 people in 2011, although the main suspect in that attack is now behind bars Boko Haram also claimed responsibility for a bomb attack on the United Nations’ Nigeria headquarters that killed 24 people on Aug 26, 2011d full story »
Canada - A Christmas Day bombing of a church in Madalla, on the outskirts of Abuja, killed 37 people in 2011, although the main suspect in that attack is now behind bars. full story »
Hong Kong - The downsizing has affected even his four children, who have been warned not to expect too much for birthdays and Christmas. full story »
Apr 13, 2014
United Kingdom - Skrtel's late handball also escaped Clattenburg's attention, but Rodgers may feel it balanced out a shocking offside decision against Sterling at Etihad Stadium over Christmas. full story »
Israel - “We’re still celebrating Christmas,” he said with a smile. full story »
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Apr 12, 2014
United Kingdom - Bath coach Toby Booth told BBC Radio Bristol: "I thought it was Christmas season - it was a bit like a pantomime at times "We're delighted with the result and we don't want to put a damp squib on it but we put ourselves under unnecessary pressure "I'm not talking about the yellow cards, I'm talking about the penalty count "But the mark of a good side is you work through that and we got better and betterd" full story »
Guam - Fifteen years ago, we moved back to Guam from South Dakota- 1:10 am   Local Sports   Pigskin Progs LATEST HEADLINES DS2s will be put to test in enduro The Smokin' Wheels enduro race has seen a steady stream of off-island competitors since it began- 1:10 am Vincent describes Guam as a 'treasure' Former NBA player and coach Sam Vincent a... full story »
Armenia - In 1994, Aznavour performed with Domingo and Norwegian soprano Sissel Kyrkjebø at Domingo's third annual Christmas in Vienna concert. full story »
United States - In December 2012, she sent out Christmas cards for the first time since Gray went missing. full story »
Nigeria - Well, while Aunty was munching the big figures, your one and only tataafo was sweating profusely like a Christmas goat. full story »
Apr 11, 2014
Guam - There are lots of events happening, including the Smokin'- 1:49 am   Local Sports   Pigskin Progs LATEST HEADLINES Smokin' Wheels opens today Organizers of the 2014 Smokin' Wheels Racing Weekend expressed their excitement for this year's- 1:40 am Relentless Sharks overcome Lions It took a while to get started, but the Simon Sanchez Sha... full story »
Cayman Islands - The song everyone asks for though is “Munzie Boat in the sound” as that is the most well-known traditional song  Which recordings have you put out to date, and are there any plans for more   Swanky Kitchen Band has released two albums “A Swanky Christmas” was released in 2008, and “Sand Dance” was released in November 2011s full story »
United States - AbdulMutallab ignited his bomb on Northwest Flight 253 on Christmas Day 2009 as it flew over the suburbs of Detroit, but luckily the device failed to detonate properly. full story »
United Kingdom - She had the stroke around Christmas 2012. full story »
Apr 10, 2014
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United Kingdom - In the previous quarter, which included Christmas, sales declined of 21%, and a year earlier they had fallen 38%h full story »
Apr 09, 2014
Russia - NEW The Cricket on the Hearth (Sverchok na Pechi): Nikolai Druchek's staging based on Dickens' Christmas novella. full story »
Singapore - The seven holidays falling on these days are the second day of Chinese New Year, Good Friday, Labour Day, Vesak Day, Hari Raya Puasa, National Day and Christmas Day. full story »
United States - US District Court Judge Robert Shelby struck down Utah's ban on same-sex marriage five days before Christmas, saying the state's "current laws deny its gay and lesbian citizens their fundamental right to marry and, in so doing, demean the dignity of these same-sex couples for no rational reasone full story »
United Kingdom - In 2008, it had the unlikely distinction of taking the top and second spot in the UK Christmas charts, with X Factor winner Alexandra Burke claiming the number one despite a campaign by Buckley fans. full story »
Cayman Islands - During Elizabeth I’s reign in the 16th century, a decree was issued forbidding the sale of hot cross buns and other spiced breads, except at burials, on Good Friday or at Christmas. full story »
Apr 08, 2014
United States - Panettone, Italy's traditional Christmas desert loaf, was invented in Milan Sant'Ambroeus (Corso Matteotti; +39 2 76 00 05 40) is one of the oldest pastry shops in town. full story »
Canada - "When asked for specifics regarding offender [redacted] she said she had received hand drawn pictures, Christmas cards and letters from him that could be classified as personal," wrote Tracy Dominix, the deputy superintendent of operations. full story »
Israel - Christmas added that the officer didn't realize that they were Israeli and had served in the IDF. full story »
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Nigeria - If anything I was more keen than she was” He said they had a shared interest in cars and had spent Christmas together after meeting on 4 November 2012 full story »
Apr 07, 2014
Guam - - 2:33 am   Subscribe Now   Pay My Bill   e-Newspaper   Place an Ad   Send Us Your Feedback FEATURED: e-Newspaper Bisita Guahan Phonebook Bridal Guide Marketplace Guam Foodie Christmas Bazaar Search ... full story »
Apr 06, 2014
Canada - Robert Davies tells KGTV-TV that just after Christmas he noticed his son playing games he supposedly couldn't access. full story »
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Cyprus - Each time I went out to work, I would be joined by a robin redbreast that became very tame, to the point where he would sit on the handle of the garden fork, just like you see on a Christmas card. full story »
Apr 05, 2014
United Kingdom - On a grey, soggy afternoon turned once again into a Merseyside version of the Rio Carnival by the 70,000-strong capacity crowd - tanning salons in town will be drinking champagne until Christmas - there was delight in the safe passage of all 39 eventual runners and riders around the thankfully softened old fences. full story »
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Apr 04, 2014
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Cyprus - Liverpool thrashed hapless visitors Tottenham 4-0 on Sunday for their eighth successive league win to reclaim top spot for the first time since Christmas. full story »
United Kingdom - Sir Bruce will continue to present one-off specials of the show such as Strictly Christmas Special and the Strictly Children in Need Special. full story »
United States - Kristoffer's father, Robert Davies, noticed soon after Christmas that his son was logging into his account and playing games that weren't appropriate for his age. full story »
Nigeria - “I am not by any chance a Father Christmas, but I am building for the future. full story »
Apr 03, 2014
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Australia - “I’ve had one meeting with him prior to Christmas. full story »
Thailand - Before honouring Professor Mattani Mojdara Rutnin, founder of Thammasat University's Drama Department, with the Lifetime Achievement Award, Kittisak surprised everyone by revealing that he had not only studied with her but also performed in a Christmas play directed by her while he was a student at Triam Udom Suksa School. full story »
Cyprus - THE TWO sons of UK-based Greek Cypriot property tycoon Andreas Panayiotou are facing three years in jail after attacking two off-duty police officers in London over Christmas 2012 after a night out in Soho. full story »
Apr 02, 2014
Sri Lanka - The Tangalle Nature Resort Manager said she saw Tangalle Pradeshiya Sabha Chairman Sampath Vidanapathirana and some others, who accompanied him to the resort’s Christmas Party mercilessly assault Khuram Shaik near its camp fire area. full story »
Armenia - In 1994, Aznavour performed with Domingo and Norwegian soprano Sissel Kyrkjebø at Domingo's third annual Christmas in Vienna concert. full story »
Australia - Another video of Chloe opening her Christmas presents clearly showed she was extremely fearful of McPartland, Justice Kelly said. full story »
United Kingdom - Looking not dissimilar to R2D2, Ion tells us that the Party Bot is still in the concept stage but should be on sale in time for Christmas 2014. full story »
Apr 01, 2014
Guam - CLASSIFIEDS: JOBS CARS HOMES APARTMENTS LEGAL NOTICES DATING BUY & SELL PLACE AN AD News Entertainment Weather Opinion Obituaries Lifestyle Sports Help   Local News   News Archive   Nation & World   PDN Photo Galleries   Bayanihan   Video   GuamWatchdog   Pacific Marketplace LATEST HEADLINES ... full story »
Mar 31, 2014
Hong Kong - That was followed by Christmas with 41 per cent, Mother's Day with 37 per cent and the Mid-autumn Festival with 31 per cent. full story »
Nigeria - “I have said all along, I feel that when there are pressure situations the players can cope,” said Rodgers after seeing his side go top for the first time since Christmas. full story »
Malaysia - IMPRESSIVE PERFORMANCE For all Tottenham's weaknesses, it was another impressive performance by Liverpool under Rodgers, who has revitalised them in two seasons since joining from Swansea City, and they lead the standings for the first time since Christmas. full story »
United States - Currently celebrating its 125th anniversary, this scenic beachside resort made jaws drop back in December 1904 when it unveiled the world's first electronically lit, outdoor Christmas tree (CNN) -- From minibars to pillow menus to 24-hour butlers, today's hotels have turned every indulgence and convenience into a standard necessitys full story »
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Mar 30, 2014
Cayman Islands - He later added that he decorates his residence with Christmas lights and a "menorah candle." full story »
United Kingdom - The flexibility Rodgers has with his formations, and his attacking outlook, is a big reason why they are back at the front of the title race for the first time since Christmas. full story »
Canada - There are no prayers or no special services connected with it," she said "It has evolved in India — particularly in the south — over the years and now is mostly about tourism and marketing — like Christmas or Halloween0" full story »
Qatar - It was 5pm on a Wednesday and my first thought was to ring the family to make sure they heard the news from me first”  “My objective then, because it was the first time in my life I was out of work and out of football, was to make sure it did not spoil Christmas for my familyi full story »
Mar 29, 2014
Japan - In the formerly working-class Graca quarter, the tram rode past a pink building where we’d once spent Christmas with Hoji’s friends. full story »
Cayman Islands - He later added that he decorates his residence with Christmas lights and a "menorah candle." full story »
Canada - "We had an idea a long time ago we were going to record a Christmas record of great reverence. full story »
Guam - Not too hot- 12:41 am   Local Sports   Pigskin Progs LATEST HEADLINES Roadrunners crowned champs The Vicente SA- 1:05 am Construction of facility in south might begin Oct 1 Governor Eddie Calvo and other elected officials joined Guam Football Association President Richard- 1:05 am Pepsi Warriors improve to 4-0 ... full story »
Mar 28, 2014
Guam - CLASSIFIEDS: JOBS CARS HOMES APARTMENTS LEGAL NOTICES DATING BUY & SELL PLACE AN AD News Entertainment Weather Opinion Obituaries Lifestyle Sports Help   Local News   News Archive   Nation & World   PDN Photo Galleries   Bayanihan   Video   GuamWatchdog   Pacific Marketplace LATEST HEADLINES ... full story »
United Kingdom - Sterling's form for Liverpool since Christmas has been electrifying. full story »
United Arab Emirates - His district was rocked at Christmas by two big, deadly bomb blasts; his wife, parents and children, 3 and 5, stayed inside their home for days. full story »
Mar 27, 2014
United States - But its lander, Beagle 2, which was intended to search for evidence of life on Mars, was lost on Christmas Day 2003 after it failed to make contact with the orbiter. full story »
Guam - - 1:47 am Grilled snapper Mediterranean style Try this simply delicious way to serve up fish during the Lenten season- 1:48 am   Local Sports   Pigskin Progs LATEST HEADLINES 'Depth Squad' essential to team's success Editor's note: This column about coaching on Guam will appear on a recurring basis- 12:55 am Soccer moms ... full story »
United Kingdom - Nature's advent Giving the 12 days of Christmas a natural twist. full story »
Mar 26, 2014
Guam - - 1:47 am Grilled snapper Mediterranean style Try this simply delicious way to serve up fish during the Lenten season- 1:48 am   Local Sports   Pigskin Progs LATEST HEADLINES 'Depth Squad' essential to team's success Editor's note: This column about coaching on Guam will appear on a recurring basis- 12:55 am Soccer moms ... full story »
United States - Equally powerful was Molly Cantrell-Kraig, a one-time single mom on welfare now committed to helping struggling women get access to cars so they can work "I know what it's like to be there and paying for Christmas presents with food stampsn" full story »
Saudi Arabia - The area is busy all year round with events and specifically a lovely flower market named “flower carpet” starting in the spring and also a Christmas display in the winter months. full story »
Gambia - I had misunderstanding with my boyfriend before the Christmas celebration just because he loves me and do not want me to go out even visiting my friends. full story »
Barbados - We the members of the St Vincent and The Grenadines Association of Barbados would like to thank the public for investing in our organisation, and for your generous help and support in assisting in the Christmas tragedy where never before seen floods and landslides left many Vincentians homeless, houses in dire need of repair and without basic necessities such as water, food and clothingh full story »
Hong Kong - In an interview with a US journalist in early 2000, Clinton said he never used e-mail due to security concerns, but acknowledged e-mailing Glenn in space, as well as some US marines and sailors at sea at Christmas. full story »
Mar 25, 2014
Guam - CLASSIFIEDS: JOBS CARS HOMES APARTMENTS LEGAL NOTICES DATING BUY & SELL PLACE AN AD News Entertainment Weather Opinion Obituaries Lifestyle Sports Help   Local News   News Archive   Nation & World   PDN Photo Galleries   Bayanihan   Video   GuamWatchdog   Pacific Marketplace LATEST HEADLINES ... full story »
United Kingdom - After his arrest at his home in Merseyside, he said he had sought "professional support for the issues that I was facing" and underwent a 28-day addictions treatment programme before Christmas, which he found both "cathartic and traumatic". full story »
United States - Nikka Yoichi Distillery , 7-6 Kurokawacho, Yoichimachi, Yoichigun, Hokkaido, Japan; +81 135 23 3131; 9 am-5 pm; closed Christmas and New Year's holiday; free guided tours in Japanese, visitors can do a self-guided tour with free English mapse full story »
Cyprus - Royal Mail, which employs about 150,000 staff, only narrowly avoided strike action from frontline postal workers at Christmas after agreeing a new deal on pay and terms. full story »
Armenia - In 1994, Aznavour performed with Domingo and Norwegian soprano Sissel Kyrkjebø at Domingo's third annual Christmas in Vienna concert. full story »
Mar 24, 2014
United States - Peter's Square, the pope delivers his Christmas message and blessing to a crowd of 70,000. full story »
Guam - - 1:31 am It's not just stars shining on 'Rise of an Empire' Lil Wayne isn't just the founder of Young Money Cash Money Billionaires, he's the rap squad's- 1:31 am On the Fridge The Guam Community College, Department of Public Health and Social Services, American Cancer- 2:49 am   Local Sports   Pigskin Progs LATEST HEADLINES ... full story »
Australia - AUSTRALIA Post might be cast as the Christmas grinch this year after seniors attacked its stamp discount for not including a separate festive season stamp offer. full story »
United Kingdom - His most celebrated works include Under Milk Wood, Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night, Fern Hill and A Child's Christmas In Wales. full story »
Mar 23, 2014
Guam - - 1:31 am It's not just stars shining on 'Rise of an Empire' Lil Wayne isn't just the founder of Young Money Cash Money Billionaires, he's the rap squad's- 1:31 am On the Fridge The Guam Community College, Department of Public Health and Social Services, American Cancer- 2:49 am   Local Sports   Pigskin Progs LATEST HEADLINES ... full story »
United Kingdom - The group's 1981 Christmas Number 1, Don't You Want Me, has become a fan anthem and climbed to number 19 today following Aberdeen's Scottish League Cup win last weekend. full story »
Singapore - Rahman, 29, who worked in a restaurant on the island, admitted two charges of molesting a 30-year-old woman and a 19-year-old there on Nov 23 and Christmas Day last year respectively. full story »
Nigeria - It is so easy for us to forget those who made life difficult for us yesterday; we do not have the will to seek for justice from those who wronged us in the course of exercising public powers beyond ineffectual grumblings and “waiting for God”In any case, the missing billions of dollars that the NNPC, CBN, the Presidency and others are currently playing draught game with makes Abacha’s ugly story sound like christmas carold full story »
Mar 22, 2014
United Arab Emirates - Resident Guide Dos and don'ts for Dubai residents and visitors Here are certain factors to consider in terms of dress code and behaviour ... full story »
China - The Xue Long spent Christmas alongside the Russian research vessel after assuring a safe resolution to the situations that emerged following a distress incident experienced by MV Akademik Shokalskiy in Commonwealth Bay on Christmas Day. full story »
Mar 21, 2014
United Kingdom - The researchers looked at adverts shown during 10 hours of X Factor programmes and another 10 hours of early evening Channel 4 programmes during the run-up to Christmas 2013. full story »
Mar 20, 2014
Yemen - He directed the failed attempt to blow up an airplane on Christmas Day in 2009. full story »
Cayman Islands - Today's News Front Page Local Business & Finance Sports ... full story »
Canada - $1,80768 for a staff Christmas dinnerh full story »
Mar 19, 2014
Armenia - In 1994, Aznavour performed with Domingo and Norwegian soprano Sissel Kyrkjebø at Domingo's third annual Christmas in Vienna concert. full story »
Nov 06, 2013
Taiwan - Ou’s foundation is now raising funds to sponsor the trip, which is expected to take place sometime after Christmas or early next year. full story »
Nov 05, 2013
United Kingdom - Fatally injured The friends were on a free period when they headed towards the city centre to do some Christmas shopping. full story »
Cayman Islands - It may have been only a couple of days into the month of November, but there was a definite air of Christmas about the Arts & Recreation Centre at Camana Bay on the evening of Saturday, Nov 2S full story »
United States - The question refers, of course, to the color of chiles -- served atop enchiladas, burritos (both standard and breakfast) and other regional delights "Christmas" -- red and green together -- is also an acceptable answer, and the carne adovada (long-cooked, heavily-spiced pork) is a must for expats traveling through to less chile-centric destinationsh full story »
Nov 04, 2013
Guam - His bungalow in an upscale Singapore neighborhood drew spectators since 2007 to its lavish, outdoor Christmas decorations, which The Straits Times newspaper described as rivaling the island city-state's main shopping street. full story »
United States - Wearing the apron your mom sent him last Christmas as he begins to boil the noodles um yes, but noi full story »
United Arab Emirates - The new mum can now pour her attention toward another bundle of joy “Every day feels like Christmas [Motherhood] is such a profound love,” Monaghan told Peopleu full story »
United Kingdom - 4 November 2013 Last updated at 04:27 By law, families should not be housed in B&Bs for more than six weeks More than 80,000 children in the UK face spending Christmas living in "shocking conditions" in temporary housing, according to charity Shelter. full story »
Nov 03, 2013
United Arab Emirates - Christmas market, 9am-4pm, at Alliance Française, Oud Metha. full story »
Nov 02, 2013
Nepal - The Kansas City-based company created an ornament for its Keepsake line depicting a miniature sweater bearing the words "Don we now our fun apparel," instead of the lyric "Don we now our gay apparel" from the Christmas carol "Deck the Halls." full story »
United Arab Emirates - The shooting comes just weeks ahead of the stressful end-of-year travel period that includes Thanksgiving - traditionally the busiest travel time of the year - and Christmas. full story »
Nov 01, 2013
Hong Kong - The melon, which was the size of a football, was sliced, while pickled green walnuts - doused in brown sugar, allspice, cloves and cinnamon - tasted like Christmas. full story »
Bahamas - The Rt Reverend Laish Boyd Get ready because one the saddest days of the year will soon be here – Christmas Dayy full story »
United States - Ekho Powell decked out 4x6 Christmas cards with peacock feathers, but didn't include an RSVP card. full story »
South Korea - The Renaissance Seoul Hotel’s offers various options to celebrate the upcoming Christmas and year-end season gatherings and parties. full story »
United Kingdom - Both DJI and 3D Robotics are coming out with a slew of new models in time for the Christmas period. full story »
Taiwan - “As most companies started manufacturing new products this quarter for the Christmas holiday, sales of touchpanels will improve sequentially this quarter,” company spokesman Freddie Liu (劉詩亮) said at an investors’ conference. full story »
Oct 31, 2013
Qatar - Germany’s two main political forces began formal post-election talks last week aimed at clinching a new “grand coalition” government by Christmas, after 16 working groups forge compromises on a wide range of issues including Europe. full story »
Guam - While many serve here at home, more than 600 men and women will be away from their families on Thanksgiving and Christmas -- because they are protecting our freedoms in Southwest Asia. full story »
United States - Author Ian Ridley explains the vital ingredients necessary to produce a best seller From former Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson to ex-England captain David Beckham it seems everyone is releasing autobiographies in a blaze of promotion and headline grabbing excerpts -- and all in time for Christmas. full story »
Australia - WOOLWORTHS chief executive Grant O'Brien said the federal election failed to result in a consumer spending surge as anticipated, but low interest rates should help boost sentiment ahead of the crucial Christmas trading period. full story »
United Arab Emirates - For many who have flown, or tried to, during high seasonality periods like Eid, Christmas, Easter, summer holidays and others, you probably did face the risk of being denied boarding if not actually experienced it. full story »
Oct 30, 2013
Malaysia - “The beauty of religion is that it is so diverse, and the best thing is that my family comes together for celebrations like Christmas and Deepavali,” says Alphonse. full story »
Russia - Christmas at the Ivanovs (Yolka u Ivanovykh): Alexander Vvedensky's absurdist play staged by Denis Azarov. full story »
United States - "The trend of wearing festively decorated Christmas sweaters to parties is all about fun, and this ornament is intended to play into that," the statement said "So the planning team decided to say what we meant: funn" full story »
United Arab Emirates - She’s now promoting her fifth, Home for Christmas, which she will bring to Abu Dhabi. full story »
Nigeria - Verdi, which has warned that members could strike during the busy Christmas holiday season, said it expected about 600 of the 2,500 workers in Bad Hersfeld to take part on Tuesday and about 500 of the 2,000 workers in Leipzig. full story »
Fiji - "I promised my shareholders that this company will not be around for Christmas. full story »
Oct 29, 2013
United Kingdom - Among them are camera chain Jessops, which has gone into administration; music and DVD group HMV, which has closed 66 stores; and electrical chain Comet, which closed its doors for the last time before Christmas last year. full story »
Australia - Joe Hockey and Industry Minister Ian Macfarlane have announced the sweeping car industry inquiry, demanding an interim report by Christmas as Holden weighs the future of its Adelaide manufacturing plants and Ford plans to shut down domestic production in 2016. full story »
Armenia - The rug was delivered to the President Coolidge on December 4, 2025, in time for Christmas, with a label on the back of the rug, which reads "IN GOLDEN RULE GRATITUDE TO PRESIDENT COOLIDGE." full story »
India - They are said to be planning to meet up in Hong Kong before Christmas. full story »
Cayman Islands - The result is what became known as The Zak Quappe Flight Scholarship, which receives its financial support from organized events, as well as private donations, and now from Trees4Life” The Fraser fir is one of the most popular trees for Christmas, and those from North Carolina are considered among the best in the world, due to an ideal combination of climate and altitude full story »
United States - She has not written about the Constitution or her understanding of Paul Revere in the Revolutionary War; Palin, instead, is doing the much more challenging work of preventing further harm to Christmas "Good Tidings and Great Joy: Protecting the Heart of Christmas," can already be pre-orderedr full story »
Vietnam - Abbott declares end of Australia's longest war SYDNEY – Prime Minister Tony Abbott declared Australia's longest war at an end during a surprise visit to Afghanistan, with more than 1,000 troops to return home before Christmas in a "bitter-sweet" withdrawal. full story »
China - Most of Australia’s 1,000 and 500 troops will be withdrawn by Christmas. full story »
Singapore - Prime Minister Tony Abbott declared the end of Australia's "bitter-sweet" war in Afghanistan during a surprise visit to the country, with 1,000 troops set to return home for Christmas -- PHOTO: AP SYDNEY (AFP) - Prime Minister Tony Abbott declared the end of Australia's "bitter-sweet" war in Afghanistan during a surprise visit to the country, with 1,000 troops set to return home for Christmash full story »
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Oct 28, 2013
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Australia - The Prime Minister told a large crowd of politicians, tribal leaders, military officers, diplomats and diggers that it was sweet because hundreds of soldiers would be home for Christmas, and bitter because 40 were not going to be with their families. full story »
United Arab Emirates - Lower down the age range, last month the most recent in Jill Murphy’s long-running Worst Witch series was published, while among the predictions for this Christmas’s bestselling toys are the Bratz spinoff, House of Witchez. full story »
United Kingdom - 'Lull for Christmas' The latest allegations, published by Spain's El Mundo newspaper, is that the US National Security Agency (NSA) tracked tens of millions of phone calls of Spanish citizens, in December 2012 and January of this year. full story »
Oct 27, 2013
Taiwan - One of Russia’s largest importers, with a customer base of 212 sub-distributors in 69 major cities across an 18,000km2 expanse stretching from Moscow in the west to Vladivostok in the east, Veld-21 will begin importing Taiwanese whiskey by Russian Orthodox Christmas in January. full story »
United Arab Emirates - It’s a great advance Christmas gift. full story »
Hong Kong - There are not many more than 70 pages on the actual experience of being in The Smiths, and around a quarter of those are devoted to complaints about their record label, the supposed commercial underperformance of their singles, and Geoff Travis, who founded Rough Trade records in the mid-1970s, and has clearly not been on Morrissey's Christmas card list for several years. full story »
United States - Garnett, who took office in 2009, wrote a lengthy op-ed in Sunday's Daily Camera of Boulder explaining his position on the case, which captured national media attention after the little girl was found dead in her family's home the day after Christmas 1996. full story »
India - Goa , Thailand and Dubai still remain year-end favourites If you are planning to take a holiday during Christmas, it is prudent to book now for relatively cheaper fares. full story »
Cyprus - “Following a decision by the municipal council, Paphos obtained permission from the chief of police to convert the traditional centre of Paphos for pedestrians only with a variety of cultural events, entertainment programmes, traditional stalls, Christmas bazaars and activities for children,” he said. full story »
Sri Lanka - The Daily Mirror online spreads the spirit of Christmas by getting Christmas wishes from those shopping around Colombo at some of the leading shopping arcades. full story »
Oct 26, 2013
United States - The first attack, in Arvada, happens late at night, after a Christmas banquet at the Youth with a Mission religious complex. full story »
Australia - Even if the recommendation from authorities is for the family to move lock-stock-and-barrel into Kirribilli House -- as those close to the Prime Minister expect -- the move might not happen until Christmas. full story »
Austria - Die Amerikaner sagen: Turkeys don't vote for Christmas. full story »
Oct 25, 2013
Barbados - Fri, October 25, 2013 - 8:00 AM This Christmas, business operators in St Lawrence Gap are hoping Santa will be good to them. full story »
United Kingdom - Two of the biggest teaching unions, the National Union of Teachers and the NASUWT, had planned to stage a one-day walkout before Christmas in a row over pay, pensions and conditions. full story »
Armenia - In 1994, Aznavour performed with Domingo and Norwegian soprano Sissel Kyrkjebø at Domingo's third annual Christmas in Vienna concert. full story »
United States - But she has devoted much of her energies this year to a Christmas-themed book, "Good Tidings and Great Joy: Protecting the Heart of Christmas," that will release in November and launch her on a multicity book tour through states like Florida, Virginia, North Carolina, Wisconsin, Texas and Arizona (the promotional tour also offers her a loophole to appear on other television networks). full story »
Qatar - “This is good news for many OFWs in Qatar living in these places because their families need not go to NAIA which often times the traffic is heavy particularly this coming Christmas season,” he told Gulf Times. full story »
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Oct 24, 2013
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Egypt - I have never celebrated New Year outside Egypt, or even outside Cairo, and never really wanted to because New Year, Christmas and Easter are great holidays for family gatherings. full story »
United Kingdom - The first inspections got under way in September and by Christmas the first 18 will have been completed. full story »
Australia - WESFARMERS boss Richard Goyder says a surge of retail spending in the wake of the federal election has already waned, but low interest rates and the buoyant stock market should help support Christmas sales. full story »
United States - (CNN) -- With Halloween around the corner, the weather is giving the northeastern quarter of the United States a taste of the Christmas spirit. full story »
Oct 23, 2013
Cayman Islands - McCabe said   It will be followed by rolling out nationwide, next generation LTE network capability in the Cayman Islands before Christmasa full story »
Malaysia - Based on the current timeline, Merkel would not be formally voted in as chancellor until parliament's last session of the year, the week before Christmas. full story »
United States - I did a Christmas parade, and he was one of the guests. full story »
Cyprus - Syllouris said Orphanides did not refuse – he informed the committee he was not planning to come to Cyprus before Christmas. full story »
Oct 22, 2013
Australia - Their appearance on the market is timely for Apple, given the competition the iPad now faces in the lead up to Christmas. full story »
United States - "To see them go through the bags when we brought them in, it was like Christmas," she said "That $100 to me was worth itl" full story »
Malaysia - “This study provides an insight into the minds and moods of travellers which is clearly universal and can significantly impact all businesses in the travel industry,” added Holte “While the inclination may be to target travellers prior to major holiday periods it’s essential that marketers are aware that travellers also seek more travel opportunities immediately after returning from holiday” Following Christmas and New Year in Aust... full story »
Cyprus - VOLUNTEERS in Paphos are appealing to the public to help fill hundreds of shoeboxes with Christmas gifts for needy children in the area. full story »
Oct 21, 2013
United States - What's going to happen come Christmas, come Thanksgiving on those hard days for me and my family? full story »
United Kingdom - Secondly I am very disappointed that our teaching workforce will now not have their back dated pay in their pay packets before Christmas. full story »
Cyprus - It all started after Christmas 2012 when Andre began training for the first of his challenges, to raise money for the charity One Dream One Wish organisation which offers children in Cyprus suffering from life threatening diseases an array of special treats designed to help little ones who may never see another a birthday make what time they have left a little bit brighter. full story »
United Arab Emirates - “We got a Christmas card not long after we got the good news, and the person said ‘We always knew you two were a perfect match’,” Karina says “Exactlyq full story »
Malaysia - IT seemed like any other normal day, what with the revelry winding down a day after Christmas, but Dec 26, 2004, was destined to be devastatingly different – a Boxing Day that witnessed one of the greatest natural disasters in history. full story »
Fiji - The SPC's climate change communications and information officer says while he enjoyed his previous job which he described as "very interesting", the arrival of his daughter, Amalia, on Christmas Day in 2008 put a new slant on things. full story »
Oct 20, 2013
Malaysia - "We aim to form a government by Christmas. full story »
United Arab Emirates - A host of delicacies, local crafts, customs and Swiss music are on display at two 
annual events: the Swiss Christmas Market held every 
December and the Swiss Spring Festival in April. full story »
Cyprus - This will continue until the end of November, when the extended Christmas hours begin. full story »
Oct 19, 2013
Taiwan - Every trap is like opening a Christmas present; I can’t wait to see the next one,” Steve Train, a lobsterman for 35 years who lives on Long Island, Maine, said by telephone while eating a lobster sandwich for dinner “I think we can survive this, but after two years in a row of it, you get a little nervous” “There’s a real injustice here,” said Michael McGeoghegan, also a lobsterman for 35 years, president of the Prince Edward Island Fishermen’s A... full story »
United Arab Emirates - Just knowing the, I think, 13 million people we saw this year in the US would get to know that they contributed to that and that they being frenzied and covering themselves in Christmas lights and making signs and learning the lyrics and screaming at the top of their lungs and dancing for two hours straight at my show somehow moved the needle and impacted my life in a way that I’ll remember when I’m 85 if I get to be 85 full story »
United Kingdom - It was proposed at Wednesday's heated FA board meeting that the commission will produce an interim report before Christmas before publishing final conclusions in March next year. full story »
Australia - ``Wouldn't that be a nice Christmas present to the people of Australia'' Mr Abbott told the meetingo full story »
Malaysia - While roughly 15 percent of the crop remains to be crushed, sugar mills will shut down by Christmas and not resume production until April at the soonest. full story »
Oct 18, 2013
Qatar - A British MP, Simon Danczuk, had urged the Queen to boycott the Colombo CHOGM to protest the lack of progress in a probe into the murder of his constituent, Khuram Sheikh, in Sri Lanka on Christmas day in 2011. full story »
Malaysia - Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula has claimed responsibility for the Christmas Day 2009 attempt by a Nigerian man to take down a Detroit-bound airliner with a bomb hidden in his underwear. full story »
Canada - At Christmas, Priestman's brothers went to the hospital and brought Somoy to the family home for a feast. full story »
United Kingdom - My husband died on Christmas Eve in 1970 - he was only 40. full story »
Cambodia - The Bundesliga has just the 18 teams compared to the Premier League’s 20, so four less games a season already, and the German's top tier take a three-week holiday over Christmas and the New Year. full story »
United Arab Emirates - She wore less-outlandish than usual ballgowns; deemed White Christmas too short and added another verse; sat down with Katie Couric; did arts and crafts with third-graders; and made deep-fried turkey and waffles with celebrity chef Art Smith. full story »
United States - READ: Australian wild fires claim first victim "If Steven Spielberg had come up with it as a special effect, you wouldn't have believed it," one resident of the south coast town of Huskisson told me in the wake of devastating Christmas bushfires of 2001 "At first you could only see a bright orange glow through the thick, white smoke and then, suddenly, there were flames 100 feet highn full story »
Oct 17, 2013
United Kingdom - The couple are expecting their first child which, according to press reports, is due on Christmas Day. full story »
Armenia - In 1994, Aznavour performed with Domingo and Norwegian soprano Sissel Kyrkjebø at Domingo's third annual Christmas in Vienna concert. full story »
Fiji - After mastering the ukulele and guitar, he began strutting his stuff as part of the fara where groups of people would indulge in merry-making during Christmas by waking up households with singing and dancing in the hope of being given gifts. full story »
United States - Both the US State Department and Britain's Foreign and Commonwealth Office have issued travel warnings directly related to the aviation industry in Myanmar -- also known as Burma -- following an incident in 2012, when an Air Bagan plane carrying more than 60 passengers crashed on Christmas Daya full story »
Oct 16, 2013
Hong Kong - Old Christmas tree decorations linger on the walls and these African diners don't speak English. full story »
Sri Lanka - A British MP, Simon Danczuk, had urged the Queen to boycott the Colombo CHOGM to protest against the lack of progress in an investigation into the murder of his constituent, Khuram Sheikh, in Sri Lanka on Christmas day in 2011. full story »
Cyprus - As he remarked, “if the Turkish Foreign Minister says the Cyprus issue can be solved by March, I say we can even do it by Christmas” He added that despite the financial difficulties, solving the Cyprus issues remains the government’s first priority (CNA) full story »
Australia - The rules are being imposed as the government prepares to release its first major budget statement before Christmas, in the face of Labor accusations that it has gone silent on its claims of a "budget emergency" needing urgent action. full story »
Armenia - In 1994, Aznavour performed with Domingo and Norwegian soprano Sissel Kyrkjebø at Domingo's third annual Christmas in Vienna concert. full story »
Cayman Islands - The next will be before Christmas. full story »
United Kingdom - "While Scottish consumer confidence remained fairly stable in September, many of us are still cautious, and may be holding back on spending until Christmas gets closer. full story »
Malaysia - PETALING JAYA: The year-end sale, which kicks off next month and the Christmas season in December is expected to drive spending in the local retail sector in the fourth quarter. full story »
Oct 15, 2013
Australia - The saga started on the day of Horizon's Christmas party, December 21, 2011, soon after McIlroy left the agent that had guided him through his youth, Chubby Chandler, and just after his US Open victory. full story »
United Arab Emirates - They were even still working together to plan the family’s annual Christmas party. full story »
United Kingdom - "There's women looking for a few quid, we always get something like this coming up for Christmas, because we want a few quid for Christmas right," he told police. full story »
United States - Losing her job in October "has taken my Christmas savings away, has taken what I could have saved for winter to get heat, food and pay my bills," she wrote "How can anyone who had a part in shutting down the government look at themselves in the mirrorg" full story »
Cayman Islands - New prison boss Neil Lavis aims to introduce, before Christmas, the first phase of a plan to end an alarming “revolving door” culture that sees roughly seven out of 10 prisoners back before the courts following their release  Finding work and housing, as well as equipping inmates with basic life skills before they are released, is seen as key to stopping them from falling back into a life of crime  The first step, Mri full story »
Malaysia - When the 2001 economics laureate, George Akerlof, was in second grade, he was asked what he wanted for Christmas, and he said, “A steel mill” Asked the same question by his scientist father, Roger Kornberg (chemistry, 2006) said, “A week in the lab” But early privilege is not essential full story »
Papua New Guinea - In his Christmas message broadcast on Radio Milne Bay on Monday night, the eve of Christmas, Mr Philemon said the four Members of Parliament from the province are leading the way by working together as “Team Milne Bay” to bring about change and improvements to the living standards of the people, especially in the rural and remote areas of the province. full story »
Oct 14, 2013
Barbados - He also decorates for Christmas and assists with the food when there are picnics for Senior Citizens Week  “There is nothing they ask me to do to help the old people that I would not doh full story »
United Kingdom - The former soldier is one of more than 200 witnesses giving evidence to the inquiry in the run-up to Christmas. full story »
Botswana - A similar cultural event was last held in 2011  Several people - even those from other parts of the country,  turned up for the event which was dubbed tsatsi la ngwao - ngwao thuto  Clad in traditional regalia, Kgosi Gobuwamang Gobuwamang of Bakgatla-ba-ga-Mmanaana, told the morafe that they have stopped traditional weddings until next year so that people can go for ploughing   Gobuwamang said the tribe should not hold weddings on holidays ... full story »
Sri Lanka - Shaikh was stabbed in the throat and shot dead after he complained about a group of men sexually harassing his Russian girlfriend as they enjoyed a drink at a small hotel in Tangalle in the south of Sri Lanka in the early hours of Christmas Day 2011. full story »
Australia - PARLIAMENT will meet for four weeks before Christmas to vote on Tony Abbott's agenda despite Labor claims the Prime Minister is avoiding scrutiny of his plans. full story »
United States - It was more like the Ghost of Christmas Past banging on my door. full story »
Oct 13, 2013
United States - Ives' Christmas," "The Fourteen Sisters of Emilio Montez O'Brien" and "Our House in the Last World." full story »
United Arab Emirates - Charity often becomes a focus during special occasions like Ramadan, Eid and Christmas, and you can take this opportunity to help your child separate some lightly used toys and clothes to donate. full story »
Australia - The Treasurer also confirmed the Coalition would need to lift Australia's debt limit, from $300 billion, to “prevent Australia breaching the debt limit before Christmas”. full story »
Malaysia - Democrats warned that such a small increase in borrowing authority would simply lead to another round of bitter confrontations in Congress and could choke off consumer confidence just as the Christmas buying season was starting. full story »
United Kingdom - Most Parisians don't go to the Champs Elysees (except maybe at Christmas to see the lights). full story »
Oct 12, 2013
Cayman Islands - Santorum, who chased Romney for the GOP nomination during the 2012 primaries, previewed an upcoming holiday film, "The Christmas Candle," released by his film company. full story »
Bahamas - He told me that before Christmas he would get this bill before Parliament and his word came true” Wright said some preliminary plumbing work has begun in the unit and added that the prison is just waiting on the toilets to arrivet full story »
United Kingdom - He added that he was "cautiously optimistic" that stores could expect good Christmas takings. full story »
Malaysia - Besides producing this event, Peterson, who has vast experience in many genres of entertainment, also produces shows for Christmas, Chinese New Year, New Year and a host of events for the casinos. full story »
Oct 11, 2013
Taiwan - The official said sales in the US and Europe may pick up again this month as companies in the on the two continents increase purchases of bicycle tires to prepare for Christmas, when, according to the company, people buy bicycles as presents. full story »
Australia - The Prime Minister is preparing to meet state and territory leaders before Christmas to act on his promise to remove duplicated effort between the two levels of government. full story »
United Kingdom - On Christmas Eve last year I found out that I had incurable ovarian cancer. full story »
Oct 10, 2013
United Kingdom - Both Fielding and Sir David's book were published on what the publishing world has dubbed "Super Thursday", when publishing houses put out some of their highest-priority titles for the Christmas market. full story »
United Arab Emirates - The reason is that if you don’t box in your conflicts with clear strategic boundaries, chronological, conceptual, geographical, legal, then you experience a proliferation of violence” Simpson finished his last tour of Afghanistan just before Christmas 2011 and left the army shortly afterwards because it “was mainly incompatible with personal life, my girlfriend and my family” full story »
Cyprus - December would see additional opening hours as usual for the Christmas period, and a final decision on Sunday openings would be taken after that, she said. full story »
Armenia - In addition to the Oct 20 performance, for which there is a suggested donation of $20 for adults and $10 for children, the Armenian church is planning to hold a Christmas concert at Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church at 175 Oaklawn Ave in Cranston at 7 pm on Dec 1g full story »
Oct 09, 2013
Bahamas - For The Bahamas this not only means comparison on The return of Hubert Ingraham to the leadership of the Free National Movement (FNM) in 2005 marked the beginning of an all-out assault on Perry Christie  The then revitalized FNM branded deep into the political flesh of the Progressive Liberal The arts flourish in The Bahamas during the Christmas season  From the first of December to the new year, hardly a day e... full story »
Cuba - At Christmas 1944 he captured a French military post, after having trained the first battalions of his armed forces. full story »
United States - He is widely thought to have designed the "underwear" bomb that nearly brought down a US airliner over Detroit on Christmas Day 2009, as well as the ingenious printer bombs sent as freight from Sanaa, Yemen, and destined for the United States before being intercepted thanks to a Saudi tip-off full story »
Malaysia - This has resulted in Kevin having better appreciation of both cultures “I am blessed to be able to celebrate Deepavali, Chinese New Year and Christmaso full story »
United Kingdom - John Willock, 43, made a series of calls to the NHS telephone helpline after becoming ill after falling on ice on Christmas Eve 2009. full story »
Australia - Mr Macfarlane said he would make assessments with Treasurer Joe Hockey and cabinet based on the findings, due to be released by the commission by Christmas. full story »
Hong Kong - This book was so well-received that Rosenthal followed up with new words in the same cookie context in a whole series of books about going to school, love and Christmas. full story »
Oct 08, 2013
Cayman Islands - Every Christmas, they also run the Giving is Receiving food and toy drive. full story »
Australia - Mr Macfarlane said the Coalition would wait for a draft report from the Productivity Commission, expected by Christmas, before making any commitment to Holden "If that draft indicates there is a viable future for the car industry in Australia, it will provide a basis for the government in making sure the existing Automotive Transformation Scheme is operating in the best way for the industry," he saids full story »
United Kingdom - The drama has not been afraid to shock viewers in the past, with the unexpected death of key character Matthew Crawley bringing last year's Christmas episode to a sombre conclusion. full story »
United States - This would remain an underlying fear until her next scan, when (as my mom would say), we hoped she didn't "light up like a Christmas tree." full story »
Oct 07, 2013
Cayman Islands - Monday to Saturday (with liquor and entertainment to stop at 4 am)  Finally, he recommends that special restrictions on alcohol sales on Christmas Day and Good Friday be abolished, and that on New Year’s Eve/New Year’s Day, every establishment should be allowed to stay open until 5 am (alcohol served until 4 am), no matter what day of the week the holiday falls  Shar... full story »
Bahamas - The arts flourish in The Bahamas during the Christmas season  From the first of December to the new year, hardly a day exists without a performance or festival  The Bahamas must embrace its talented artisans and encourage appreciation for our cultural heritage year round full story »
United Arab Emirates - For more information log on to wwwleroyalmeridienabudhabicom  Lufthansa’s 2013 Winter Promotion has arrived, offering customers up to 20 per cent off on fares for travel to Europe and North America this autumn and winter — including journeys taken right through Eid, Christmas and New Year holidays, and beyond — bookings online until October 23 for all flights taken before March 31, 2014c full story »
United Kingdom - Sir David Jason is reprising his role as Granville in BBC sitcom Open All Hours for a one-off Christmas Special. full story »
Oct 06, 2013
Barbados - “I was working at my mum’s chocolate store at Christmas and I was chewing my gum like a cow nervously, and she said, ‘Stop chewing your gum that way’. full story »
Australia - THE new Coalition government is gearing up for its promised financial system inquiry, with the make-up of the review panel and initial scope of the inquiry expected to be finalised before Christmas. full story »
Russia - Not only do they celebrate Christmas, St. full story »
United States - The Supreme Court has taken a case-by-case approach to Establishment Clause appeals, but generally upholds the discretion of government bodies to acknowledge America's religious heritage-- whether in Christmas displays, Ten Commandment monuments, or legislative prayers. full story »
Cyprus - I know people in the UK are well used to having work phones, and from all these conferences I’ve been to BlackBerry is even considered outdated (it’s all about the latest iPhone or Android these days), but to me it felt like Christmas come early. full story »
Oct 04, 2013
Barbados - There was a time you could only get green peas at Christmas but now you can get peas all year round and there are other plantations, and even small farmers, selling peas now”  Gittens said there was a time when he could comfortably plant five acres of peas to sell but to do that today would result in “big losses”o full story »
India - There I was in one of the best hotels and it was snowing outside during Christmas. full story »
Japan - Several, including “The Hunt for Red October,” “Patriot Games” and “Clear and Present Danger,” were later made into blockbuster movies, with another based on his desk-jockey Central Intelligence Agency hero, Jack Ryan, set for release on Christmas. full story »
Nigeria - Most on board were school children going home for Christmas. full story »
Oct 03, 2013
Taiwan - “Considering the potential inventory build of several flagship handsets by brandname companies in the second half of this year and the seasonal demand for the Christmas and Lunar New Year holiday seasons, we believe the company will see a mild recovery in the fourth quarter,” Peng said. full story »
United Arab Emirates - More details will be made available soon through its new upcoming website, wwwglobalvillageae Global Village will also be running themed events to correspond with major festivals and celebrations – for Eid Al Adha, Diwali, National Day, Christmas and other occasions – during the five-month run full story »
United Kingdom - I was living with my parents in London and using savings, birthday and Christmas money to live. full story »
Thailand - Several, including "The Hunt for Red October," ’’Patriot Games" and "Clear and Present Danger," were later made into blockbuster movies, with another based on his desk-jockey CIA hero, "Jack Ryan," set for release on Christmas. full story »
Canada - Smith was able to find one reference to a game just before Christmas in 1964 in which Nadon’s team beat Montreal-Nord 6-0. full story »
Cayman Islands - A world few saw was also on display, with private videos of Christmas mornings Jackson spent with his children and stories about his devotion to them being recounted throughout the trial. full story »
Barbados - Several, including The Hunt for Red October, Patriot Games and Clear and Present Danger, were later made into blockbuster movies, with another based on his desk-jockey CIA hero, "Jack Ryan," set for release on Christmas. full story »
Australia - Mr Macfarlane plans to convene a meeting of the states, gas companies, gas users, farmers and other stakeholders before Christmas and has urged the adoption of uniform laws across the states. full story »
Oct 02, 2013
United Kingdom - I am going on holiday in China this Christmas, but this time I will need a visa to go through the Chinese immigration checkpoint. full story »
United Arab Emirates - His latest work Command Authority was due to be published in December, just in time for Christmas gift-giving. full story »
Canada - A world few saw was also on display, with private videos of Christmas mornings Jackson spent with his children and stories about his devotion to them being recounted throughout the trial. full story »
Australia - Mr Macfarlane plans to convene a meeting of the states, gas companies, gas users, farmers and other stakeholders before Christmas and has urged the adoption of uniform laws across the states. full story »
United States - Even the Christmas decorations are tasteful. full story »
Oct 01, 2013
Canada - “Writing a letter home, sending a birthday card to a child, sending a Christmas card, being able to buy personal hygiene articles, non-prescription drugs for inmates who suffer from skin conditions, eye drops for older offenders  … inmates don’t expect the taxpayer to pay for that, they purchase those themselves but they need to have a source of funds to purchase them”  Sapers said the move undermines the idea that inmates should develop a go... full story »
Russia - As the title suggests, the story is set around Christmas time and sees Benedikt go out into the snow of eastern Iceland to search for a lost sheep with the companionship of another sheep and his dog Leo. full story »
Cayman Islands - Scott Sr High School Graduation, 15 Jun Farm to Table Dinner at Michael's Genuine with Slow Food South Sound, 15 Jun Cayman Free Press welcomes new owners, 14 Jun Business After Hours at Chrissie Tomlinson Memorial Hospital, 13 Jun National Trust Cooking Class, 12 Jun Cayman Prep Glitz, 8 Jun ... full story »
Armenia - In 1994, Aznavour performed with Domingo and Norwegian soprano Sissel Kyrkjebø at Domingo's third annual Christmas in Vienna concert. full story »
Australia - The RBA faces a dilemma in the lead up to Christmas, with both local unemployment and house prices rising and and the dollar, which the bank had hoped would continue falling, unexpectedly buoyed by the US Federal Reserve’s decision to extend its controversial bond-buying program. full story »
United Kingdom - Actor Danny Dyer is to become the new landlord of the Queen Vic, when he joins EastEnders at Christmas. full story »
Sep 30, 2013
United Kingdom - Work on a �280m motor racing circuit in Blaenau Gwent will start before Christmas after developers signed a legal agreement with the local council. full story »
Sep 29, 2013
Australia - Bank economists believe the bank will wait to find out what has happened to inflation in the September quarter as well as getting a further reading on unemployment before deciding whether rates need to come down further before Christmas. full story »
Sep 28, 2013
Australia - Mr Hockey said legislation to increase the nation's debt limit - set at $300bn under Labor - would have to be passed before Christmas given the scale of the deficit. full story »
United Kingdom - Broadcast on 21 December 1981 the shocking finale earned writer Chris Boucher the title "the man who killed Christmas". full story »
Sep 27, 2013
United Kingdom - Pressed on whether he would intervene if agreement was not reached by the Christmas deadline, he said: "Let's let him do his work. full story »
Australia - Mr Hockey confirmed legislation to lift the debt ceiling would be one of the Coalition's first priorities, as he'd been advised the government would go close to breaching the $300 million limit by Christmas. full story »
Sep 26, 2013
Australia - FEDERAL Industry Minister Ian Macfarlane will convene an urgent coal-seam gas summit, saying NSW faces a looming crisis and he wants action before Christmas. full story »
Sep 25, 2013
United Kingdom - Chief executive Jeff Bezos added that the firm would be "ready for Christmas morning" - likely to be one of its busiest days. full story »
Canada - Cruz recalled his first Christmas dinner with his future wife's vegetarian parents, which he described as "just like any other Christmas dinner except the entree never comes." full story »
Sep 24, 2013
Japan - He knew one of the victims fairly well; their families met and spent time together at a Christmas party a few years back. full story »
United Kingdom - Workers are being recruited on temporary contracts to work over the busy Christmas period. full story »
Sep 20, 2013
United Kingdom - He should be looking ahead to Christmas with his wiferight nowr full story »
Sep 19, 2013
United Kingdom - Prediction: 2-0 “I said before the season that I thought Sunderland would be relegated and I didn't think the manager would be there at Christmas. full story »
Sep 18, 2013
United States - 8 Easter is more important than Christmas Easter week (Semana Santa) is easily more important than Christmas in Spainr full story »
United Kingdom - In the Europa Hotel on Tuesday afternoon, Mr Haass met the SDLP, who told him he should put forward his own proposals if the parties cannot find agreement by Christmas. full story »
Sep 17, 2013
United Kingdom - "This is good news for people and business in Edinburgh and we are all looking forward to a city centre free of road works and major disruption ahead of the busy Christmas period." full story »
Sep 16, 2013
United States - But now they just go on with their lives, she said, except for the occasional call on Christmas Day and they became Facebook friends "If (I) go there maybe too much, my mother will miss me or something like thati" full story »
Sep 15, 2013
United Kingdom - "Think about it - two Christmases, two apartments, two dinners, double holiday - it's impossible," she laughed. full story »
Sep 14, 2013
United Kingdom - The National Memorial Arboretum is open year round except Christmas Day and forms part of the Royal British Legion's family of charities. full story »
Sep 13, 2013
United Kingdom - It is expected to be released around Christmas 2014. full story »
Sep 12, 2013
United States - December 25, 2000 - Luoyang, China - 309 people die after a fire breaks out at a Christmas party in a dancing hall in central China. full story »